A Rule of Linguistic Innovation

So, you’re trying to reconfigure our language to reflect reality instead of power structures. That’s gonna be a big lift. And the job will always be incomplete, both in terms of impact and coverage.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for it. I’ve taken part in a few spots myself. But we should go into this with our eyes open. And you’ll have to bear with me while I adjust my priors.

(Dude that’s not what “adjusting your priors” means.)

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